Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2012’

Lego Xwing Fighter – Christmas Present

Ben Drolet Lego Xwing Fighter 5

My daughter bought me the LEGO Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter 9493 for Christmas this year – we built it together over the course of two evenings in a total of about 4 hours.  It was fun to build with her, she is competitive so we raced when there were identical pieces that needed to be made – lots of fun! Overall …

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Truckin’ Magazine Article on Me!

Ben Drolet Truckin Magazine Article Radical Renderings 3

Well, the guys over at Truckin’ magazine decided to do an article on me and my vehicle renderings in the December 2012 issue of Truckin’ Magazine! For those of you who don’t know, Truckin’ is the longest running off road publication dating back to the 1970’s. It is also the most read truck magazine on the market – sort of …

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My next woodworking project – kitchen table

How To Build A Rustic Wood Table

Here is the first design for a kitchen table that I want to build.  I recently picked up a bunch of 2″x8″x8′ oak boards that were the base of a waterbed.  The boards are a little older and beat up with lots of character.  This is my initial idea for a table design using these boards as a top.  The …

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My first model kit

Ben Drolet Mustang 1970 Model Kit 9

I am painting, gluing and assembling my first model kit ever.  I find it hard to believe that I have waited this long to build a model car. I received a Lamborghini Miura when I was a kid, but it was an unpainted red plastic kit, so I just built it that way.  It looked crappy and wasn’t much fun …

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Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.